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Murweh Shire

Workers place of residence by industry - All industries

Of the 2,131 local workers in the Murweh Shire, 1,949 or 91.5% also live in the area.

Journey to Work (workers) data shows where the Murweh Shire's local workers come from and how far they are travelling to access employment in the area.

This shows the degree to which the local economy draws on the wider region to supply labour for its industries. It is also useful in planning and advocacy for roads and public transport provision.

The distance and direction travelled by workers in different industry sectors may be influenced by the nature of employment opportunities (higher paid, high value employment may draw people from a wider area); the skill level required (jobs requiring tertiary qualifications will draw more workers from areas with high qualification levels among the residents) the number of jobs available in the industry sector (sectors with more opportunities may have a wider catchment); transport options available and commuting times to the Murweh Shire.

Workers place of residence data should be viewed alongside Self-sufficiency and Jobs to workers ratio datasets for a summary of local employment opportunity by industry, as well as modelled Employment by industry (Total) numbers and Employment locations to understand the relative size of each industry sector and its distribution across the the Murweh Shire. To analyse the characteristics of local workers in each industry, go to the Local workers section.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by journey to work

Residential location of local workers by industry
Murweh Shire - All industries2011
SLANumber%
Live and work in the area1,94991.5
Work in the area, but live outside1828.5

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Residential location of local workers, 2011
Residential location of local workers, 2011 8.5% 91.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Residential location of local workers by SLA by industry
Total area (All SLAs) - All industries2011
Number%
Murweh (S) 1,94991.5
Quilpie (S) 90.4
Maranoa (R) - Roma 90.4
Maranoa (R) - Booringa 70.3
Scenic Rim (R) - Boonah 70.3
Paroo (S) 60.3
Central Highlands (R) - Bauhinia 60.3
Blackall Tambo (R) - Tambo 60.3
Sunshine Coast (R) - Noosa Hinterland 50.2
Toowoomba (R) - Toowoomba West 50.2
Sydney (C) - South 50.2
Brisbane (C) - West End 50.2
Croydon (S) 40.2
Toowoomba (R) - Toowoomba North-East 40.2
Toowoomba (R) - Toowoomba North-West 40.2
Brisbane (C) - Chermside 40.2
Brisbane (C) - The Gap 30.1
Moreton Bay (R) - Caboolture Central 30.1
Moreton Bay (R) - Caboolture Hinterland 30.1
Moreton Bay (R) - Redcliffe-Scarborough 30.1
Redland (C) Bal 30.1
Sunshine Coast (R) - Buderim 30.1
Wanneroo (C) - North-West 30.1
Kingborough (M) - Pt A 30.1
Devonport (C) 30.1
Darwin (C) - Anula 30.1
Harrison 30.1
Townsville (C) - Garbutt 30.1
Townsville (C) - Mundingburra 30.1
Townsville (C) - Rosslea 30.1
Cairns (R) - Trinity 30.1
Barcaldine (R) - Aramac 30.1
Rockhampton (R) - Rockhampton 30.1
Toowoomba (R) - Toowoomba Central 30.1
Bankstown (C) - South 30.1
Harden (A) 30.1
Gr. Dandenong (C) Bal 30.1
Sunshine Coast (R) - Caloundra Hinterland 30.1
Sunshine Coast (R) - Glass House Country 30.1
Southern Downs (R) - Allora 30.1
Western Downs (R) - Wambo 30.1
Balonne (S) 30.1
Maranoa (R) - Bendemere 30.1
No usual address (Qld) 30.1
Strathbogie (S) 30.1
E. Gippsland (S) - Bairnsdale 30.1
Brisbane (C) - Woolloongabba 30.1
Brisbane (C) - Indooroopilly 30.1
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